According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for delivery services are 18.95% higher in 2022 versus 2019 (a $3.79 difference in value).
Between 2019 and 2022: Delivery services experienced an average inflation rate of 5.96% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, delivery services costing $20 in the year 2019 would cost $23.79 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 4.09% during this same period, inflation for delivery services was higher.
In the year 2019: Pricing changed by 2.86%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for delivery services during the 2019-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2019 (1.81%), inflation for delivery services was higher.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Delivery services, over time, for $20 beginning in 2019. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Delivery services: